Vintage Mid Century Scandinavian Swedish Kilim Rug, Origin: Sweden, Circa: Mid-20th Century – The simplicity of design and great use of color in Scandinavian rugs is why these pieces have remained so popular since the mid 20th century. The simple geometric shapes of this mid century Swedish rug bring a sense of peace and harmony to any room’s interior decor. The subtle color hues of the kilim rug give it an organic and natural feel. Earthy browns, mustard yellows and neutral grays bring the colors of the outdoors inside. This is what allows this wonderful vintage mid century modern area rug to bridge the gap between these two worlds and bring some of the natural world indoors.
The basic primitive geometric designs of this beautiful vintage flat woven rug are perfectly spaced apart throughout the border. While the field itself has a more minimalist approach to design, when viewed as a whole, the Swedish kilim rug presents a fully unified overall design impact. The vintage flat woven Swedish rug has both vertical and horizontal symmetry. This mirror affect creates a beautifully balanced and calming feel.
The overall feel of this vintage Scandinavian Swedish Kilim rug is one of simplicity. But the more one spends time examining it, the more the subtle artistic details start to make themselves apparent. For example, if one looks closely at the solid background areas, they will see that the artist has included quite a bit of subtle detail in the blending and shading of the colors and lines in the field. The technique creates the effect of having an overall tone from a distance, but reveals subtle details when viewed up close. This adds to the depth, beauty and artistic complexity of what would at first, appear to be “just” a simple design.
This vintage Scandinavian Swedish Kilim rug works beautifully with modern, industrial, minimalist and Scandinavian design schemes. The minimalist design of this vintage rug make it a perfect accent piece or even the central theme of the room. However one chooses to display this magnificent work of vintage textile art, it is sure to become an instant family heirloom that will be cherished for generations to come.